May 26, 2018
Slurp entire files into variables
This simple module serves one purpose - to provide a simple means to read or slurp an entire file into memory for processing. This module allows the replacement of the prototypical foreach- or while- loops used for opening and reading of files with single-line constructs.
Of note with this module is that the magic of the @ARGV variable and the input record separator, $/, are used to facilitate the reading of entire files into either an array or scalar using minimal code.